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  • Writer's pictureDr. Casey

The Benefits of Pediatric Chiropractic Treatments

Updated: Sep 13, 2023

As more parents are turning to holistic approaches to healthcare, they understand the benefits of chiropractic treatments for their children. At Illuminate Natural Wellness & Chiropractic, pediatric chiropractic care involves the use of gentle, non-invasive techniques to improve the function of the spine and nervous system, promoting overall health and wellness.


One of the primary benefits of pediatric chiropractic treatments is the relief of common childhood conditions such as ear infections, colic, and digestive issues. Chiropractors believe that many of these issues are caused by misalignments in the spine, which can interfere with the nervous system's ability to communicate with the body's organs and tissues. By correcting these misalignments, chiropractors can help to alleviate the symptoms of these conditions and promote healing.


Another benefit of pediatric chiropractic care is improved posture and musculoskeletal function. Children are constantly growing and changing, and their bodies can sometimes struggle to keep up with the rapid pace of development. Pediatric chiropractic adjustments can help to keep the spine and other joints in proper alignment, reducing the risk of injuries and promoting optimal function.


Additionally, chiropractic treatments can help to boost the immune system and improve overall health and well-being. By removing nerve interference, chiropractic adjustments can help to improve the body's ability to fight off illness and disease, promoting optimal health from the inside out.


It's important to note that pediatric chiropractic care is not a substitute for traditional medical care and should always be used in conjunction with other healthcare practices. However, many parents have found that chiropractic treatments can be a helpful addition to their child's healthcare routine, promoting overall wellness and helping to alleviate common childhood ailments.


At Illuminate Natural Wellness & Chiropractic we give special care to the infants who visit our clinic. As you can imagine, the birthing process can be a traumatic event for their tiny spine. We share some of the potential benefits of chiropractic treatments for newborns:


Promoting Proper Spinal Alignment

During the birthing process, a baby's spine can become misaligned, particularly if there was a difficult delivery. Pediatric chiropractic adjustments can help to restore proper alignment to the spine, promoting optimal function of the nervous system and overall health.


Alleviating Colic and Digestive Issues

Many newborns experience digestive issues, including colic, reflux, and constipation. Pediatric chiropractic adjustments can help to improve nerve function in the digestive system, reducing the symptoms of these conditions.


Reducing Discomfort

Newborns may experience discomfort due to spinal misalignments or tension in the muscles and joints. Pediatric chiropractic adjustments can help to reduce this discomfort, allowing the baby to rest and sleep more easily.


Enhancing Immune System Function

As mentioned, pediatric chiropractic adjustments at any age, can help to remove nerve interference, which can boost the immune system's ability to function properly. This can help to reduce the risk of illness and disease and promote overall health and well-being for children and newborns.


Parents have the resources available to help their newborns, toddlers, and children of any age obtain and sustain optimal health with regular visits to our clinic. Contact us to make your first or next appointment.


And – this month only – save with a scheduled chiropractic same day special for your family! Kid’s adjustments are just $45 when treated during a parent visit. (Regular $60 / Exclusions apply) Call to schedule and mention the FAMILY SPECIAL!


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